Jun 21, 2018
With the help of 3D printers and laser cutters, MakeLab takes the ordinary and turns it into the extraordinary. The Toronto-based company sends its staff around the world, providing cutting-edge, interactive event experiences that leverage the power of technology. The studio has executed custom interactives for companies across a number of market segments, including automotive, cosmetics, technology and creative agencies. “We have not seen any industry that isn't interested in these kinds of things,” said Jonathan Moneta, MakeLab founder and creative director. MakeLab’s tech activations… more
Jun 15, 2018
On May 30, Shepard launched eventVOICE, a voice-driven assistant designed specifically for events to enhance attendee experience, improve exhibitor engagement and help organizers work smarter. This tool is a template-based operating platform that boasts ease of set-up, personalized notifications, and a responsive artificial intelligence database - giving a broader range of event organizers the ability to respond to the demand for voice-first search customer experience.  “The launch of this service aligns with our strategic imperatives to provide clients with innovative solutions which … more
Jun 08, 2018
Forget talking about event technology, it's time to take action. Find out how a strategic event tech plan can fuel real results and ROI for your corporate event.  Join us June 28 at 1pm ET for a deep dive into the tools, techniques and talent you'll need to make your corporate event tech investment pay off with a complimentary webinar hosted by Core-apps. Register for this valuable webinar HERE. Learn more about: Tips for evaluating your current tech stack How to simplify your work flows for better team collaboration and efficiencies Consolidate! Suggestions for bundling tech and vendors… more
May 30, 2018
International virtual marketing and communications incubator, Event Tech Lab, is continuing to do its part to mentor and develop the next generation of event technology companies by growing its start-up partnerships.  “There is a global remit to work with start-ups worldwide that specialize in production and logistics technology, marketing and management technology and attendee engagement technology – three areas that cover almost all event technology types,” explained James Morgan, who founded UK-based Event Tech Lab in January of 2015 as a partnership community for event tech providers and… more
May 23, 2018
Audio-visual and event services company, Staging Connections, has launched Cumulus, its latest mobile event app that allows clients to create a tailored solution with a range of features to streamline their management process and maximize event ROI. With Cumulus, event organizers can manage their own event-specific content via a user-friendly interface so that they can make changes instantly, while event attendees have easy access to important event information from their smartphone or tablet. Event information accessible on Cumulus includes venue details, floor plans, maps, event program,… more
May 17, 2018
Videos at events are nothing new. Corporations have made advances in when and what they show, now often mixing video and photos captured during the course of a conference to create a “recap” video shown on the final day. These videos are typically produced by a small team or even a single individual, using carefully curated content. But what if all your attendees had the opportunity to participate in creating a real-time, interactive, mutable experience? eObjx, the first artificially intelligent mixed media DJ, promises to do just that. eObjx CEO and co-founder John B. Graham describes the… more
Apr 30, 2018
A new event registration service specifically designed for small to mid-tier events is now available from Core-apps. The new Core-apps Badger Registration Service was built for events ranging in size from 25-2500 attendees and is tailored to corporate meetings, educational conferences and smaller shows that do not have a large expo presence. The service offers dozens of potential registration options and rounds out the company’s existing offerings. Existing Core-apps clients can use it to provide a complete attendee engagement experience, and the service will also appeal to new clients who… more
Apr 23, 2018
May 25, 2018 is the day that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. The GDPR provides EU citizens specific privacy rights regarding the collection, storage, transfer and use of their personally identifiable information. Non-compliance with the GDPR may result in significant fines and penalties of “up to €20 million, or 4% of the worldwide annual revenue of the prior financial year, whichever is higher,” according to the GDPR’s regulation 2016/679. In March, I attended a roundtable event co-hosted by Key Events and Lenos Software on GDPR compliance and how it will… more
Apr 17, 2018
If you’re an event professional, chances are high that you are also a frequent flier. Delta Airlines has just launched a new biometrics program for Delta Sky Club members: Sky Club members who also have CLEAR® can now use their fingerprints to enter all 50 U.S. Delta Sky Club locations. The experience is made possible through Delta’s new biometrics program – Delta Biometrics Powered by CLEAR – which is free for Delta Sky Club members who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. This new program has the potential to streamline check-in for millions of Sky Club visits each year.  “From… more
Apr 04, 2018
Glisser, producer of the Glisser presentation software, integrated audience response system and event analytics platform, has launched Glisser LIVE, a new online tool that allows event planners to promote and host hybrid and virtual events. Hybrid events extend marketing and community reach beyond face-to-face interactions. Glisser LIVE delivers the ability for event planners to connect a virtual audience to a physical event. The new offering combines the company’s existing slide-sharing and audience response app with a live video feed and brandable web platform to engage remote attendees.… more